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Re: Scanning (was Re: Stealth Blocking)
William Allen Simpson wrote: > > In short, methinks you protesteth too much. As a quick update, I'll point out that two years ago, ORBS may have been called IMRSS and/or Dorkslayers, a distinction without a difference. I just received proof positive that Greg is an ORBS supporter, just in case the trolls were not recognized as such. He won't accept email (from my SO's home).... Yet, last time I checked, Earthlink didn't allow outside relaying -- and I cannot send SMTP thru Earthlink to my own ISP, as port 25 appears to be blocked. ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors ----- <firstname.lastname@example.org> ----- Transcript of session follows ----- ... while talking to mail.weird.com.: >>> HELO ostrich.mail.pas.earthlink.net <<< 550-You are not permitted to send mail from ostrich.mail.pas.earthlink.net[22.214.171.124]. <<< 550-All SMTP connections have been blocked from that address <<< 550-because it matches the RBL (Realtime/Reverse Blocking List): <<< 550- <<< 550- 126.96.36.199.spamsource-netblocks.orbs.org A 127.0.0.8 <<< 550- <<< 550-Please note the following important additional information: <<< 550- <<< 550- Earthlink/Mindspring. Prolific spam source. No sign of action against spammers in recent months.